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Tearproof and waterproof materials for the rail sector
For engineers working trackside or in conditions requiring durable prints we can supply a range of sizes of tearproof and waterproof media that can be printed on. We offer a matt coated water resistant poster paper roll and a range of waterproof and tear proof films in rolls and sheets.
Our 140 gsm matt coated water-resistant poster paper is ideal for timetables, signage, track and engineering section drawings that will be exposed to the elements. It may surprise you that this paper is “vegan friendly, plastic free and has 5% recycled content. It can be referred to as Power Paper. It is available in the following sizes:
Water poof and tear proof film - available in rolls and sheets
Our films are similar to paper but gain their durability from being manufactured using polypropylene or polyester. This makes them water proof, grease proof and tear proof when used in conjunction with toner based or pigmented ink. They are ideal for technical drawings being used by engineers in the field but are equally good for posters and displays.
We offer a range of Kernow films:
Tearproof paper rolls are inherently more stable than standard inkjet and plain paper rolls. This is vital when printing long track sections as the paper isn’t susceptible to expansion or contraction and ensures accurate prints every time.
Quality isn’t impacted at all and all our papers are capable of producing stunning vibrant colour prints as well as line accurate mono prints. An exceptionally smooth finish makes them ideal for toner printers as the toner bonds perfectly every time.
Being both waterproof and tearproof, there is no need to laminate smaller print sizes, saving both time and money.
Entwistle are one of the largest suppliers of water and tear proof paper to the rail sector in the UK. Our customer base is exceptionally diverse and includes most of the leading rail providers. Many of these companies have multiple offices and depots throughout the country. We offer accounts to most companies but also understand that some customers require greater flexibility with multi-site operations and prefer each location to have their own account.
Many of our rail sector customers take advantage of our intuitive online ordering system. Our sales team will identify the products you buy regularly and build an simple to use website that lists just those products at the agreed discounted prices. This streamlines ordering, avoids extensive navigation associated with conventional online ordering websites and ensures the correct products are ordered as we list only those materials that meet the customer’s requirements or are compatible with their equipment.
Translucent Double Matt Film 3” Core
Water Resistant Paper 2” Core for Hp plotter
Water Resistant Film 2” Core for Hp plotter